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Definition of foolhardiness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

foolhardiness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈfuːlhɑːdinəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfuːlhɑːrdinəs//
 
[uncountable] (disapproving)
 
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behaviour in which you take unnecessary risks synonym recklessness There’s no excuse for such foolhardiness—you could have been killed. He showed his usual disregard for danger—an attitude his friends called bravery and his enemies foolhardiness.